The parrots will learn how to live on their own before they are released, and conservationists are hoping they’ll establish a third population of Puerto Rican parrots, BirdChannel.com reports. A group of Puerto Rican parrots are on their way to Maricao State Forest in Puerto Rico, to live in a new aviary until they are […]

via 30 Puerto Rican Parrots Have A New Home In Maricao State Forest — Repeating Islands

A report by Gemma Handy for the BBC. From a staple food to its use as a musical instrument, few things epitomise the culture of the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) like the queen conch. And, for tourists, pulling up to a beachside restaurant to sample the freshly caught marine snail is a bucket list feature, […]

via Loved to death: Turks and Caicos’ battle to save the queen conch — Repeating Islands

Lygodactylus capensis The Common Dwarf Gecko inhabits well-wooded savanna and thicket habitats, and have adapted very well to the urban environment in towns and cities throughout their South African distribution, which stretches from Kwazulu-Natal, through Mpumalanga, Limpopo, Gauteng and North West to the extreme north-eastern parts of the Northern Cape. Populations have also become established […]

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As another new gold mine is proposed in the province, conservation groups are concerned its construction could decimate protected habitat for at-risk species in an area long-renowned for its angling and spawning habitat A springtime flood along the St. Mary’s River in Nova Scotia. Local conservation groups worry that a proposed new gold mine will […]

via A Nova Scotia ‘gold rush’ means more threats for at-risk Atlantic salmon, even in areas that are meant to be protected — County Sustainability Group